Community Service Leader
Students who have completed a semester of either academic service-learning or community service and would like to make an even greater impact in the community should consider becoming a Community Service Leader. Through this program the student will receive special training to learn project design skills, problem-solving strategies, team-building skills, and how to identify community needs. The student will then design and implement a project that aims to address the unmet community need.
Steps involved for becoming a Community Service Leader:
- Complete a Service-Learning or Community Service project.
- Attend a Civic Engagement leadership training or participate in a community leadership seminar (e.g., PSY 271 or PSY 295).
- Design a service project that meets a community need, then recruit and lead a minimum of 5 peers on the project. Submit a Pre-Community Service Leader Contract by week 4 of semester.
- After performing service, submit a Community Service Leader Record by week 11 of semester. If taken for Service-Learning credit, complete the required reflection assignment.
- Receive a certificate of accomplishment as a Community Service Leader and be publicly recognized at commencement by wearing a red cord and receiving a special notation in the commencement program.